Marianne Perry is a second generation Canadian-Italian whose interest in her Calabrian-Sicilian roots has fueled her genealogical research to solve family mysteries. Along with researching family history, Marianne’s writing reflects her extensive traveling, a passion for adventure, an interest in establishing connections and a yearning to understand our world.
Marianne’s communications projects have included being the Project Director for Sault Ste. Marie Naturally Gifted, the official book of our city’s HomeComing Celebrations. She continues to conduct genealogical research and have had numerous articles published by The Ontario Genealogical Society, plus North American genealogical magazines. Marianne is currently working on her next novel. She is also working with Tagona Press, Sault Ste. Marie’s first and only publishing house.
The Inheritance tells the story of a family disintegrating from conflicting loyalties in 1900 Calabria, Italy. Superstition clashed with religion and a class system ruled the people. Calabria is the perfect backdrop for the tragedy that unfolds in The Inheritance.